Best Sports Bars and Pubs showing Live Rugby

Where can you watch the very best action from Six Nations, European Rugby Champions Cup, Autumn Internationals, Aviva Premiership and Rugby Championship? With action on Sky Sports, BT Sport and terrestrial, it's no easy job finding somewhere to fulfill your rugby needs... There are plenty of rugby pubs across the UK showing live Rugby on TV but we want the very best for you. So, here’s our list of the very best rugby pubs in the UK for you to choose from. See also our best pubs for 6 Nations if you're a capital dweller. Tape up those thighs, Vaseline your brow up real good & check out our scrumtastic tips below!

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Belushis Bath

Belushis Bath

Sultan

Sultan

#MajorEvents  #BigGamesMatter  #WideDrinkSelection 
Looking for a great Rugby pub? Then look no further. The Sultan is top little venue housing everything you need for a top night! They have darts, pool, table football and massive screens and little pub garden. What more could you ask for!
The Old Hat

The Old Hat

#WideDrinkSelection  #MajorEvents  #ClassicPubFood 
Cosy pub that specialises in two things - exceptional roast dinners and Irish sports. Expect a cracking atmopshere whenever the's GAA or rugby playing on their multiple TVs.
O'Neills

O'Neills

#HighStreet  #MajorEvents  #BigGamesMatter 
Nestled away in Soho, O'Neill's Carnaby Street packs all the service, value and atmosphere you'd expect. Committed to showing all the biggest games from the Aviva Premiership, Pro 14, European cups and all international games, there are few better rugby venues in London.
Eli Jenkins

Eli Jenkins

#BigGamesMatter  #MajorEvents  #Rugby 
Located down in Cardiff's dockland Eli Jenkins draws big crowds whenever Wales are playing any sport, especially rugby. Heaps of screens and a huge patio area make this a popular haunt at any time of the year.
The Old Market Tavern

The Old Market Tavern

#MajorEvents  #BigGamesMatter  #WideDrinkSelection 
Great value watering hole located in the shadow of the Millenium Stadium. Boasting a cracking drop down projector to watch games on, The Old Market Tavern is an absolute hive of activity when rugby's on the box.
The James Street Tavern

The James Street Tavern

#CaskAle  #ClassicPubFood  #MajorEvents 
Fantastic real ale venue that always has at least different 10 brews running through their pumps. Always worth checking out when there's a major rugby game showing live.
O'Neills

O'Neills

#BigGamesMatter  #MajorEvents  #SportsBar 
What self respecting Irish bar wouldn't be heaving when there's rugby on the box? O'Neill's is predictably a hoot whenever there are big international games taking place. Great value grub and drink complete the package.
Six Bells

Six Bells

#WideDrinkSelection  #MajorEvents  #BigGamesMatter 
Fancy a glorious Sunday roast to plough through whilst you watch the rugby? There are few places better than the Six Bells. Excellent value food and drink make this a real favourite with sports fans and families.
The Alma

The Alma

#Rugby  #CaskAle  #ClassicPubFood 
THE place to go for rugby in Cambridge. The Alma guarantee to show every Aviva Premiership, European and international game live on their big screens and plenty of the action from the Pro 14 and Super Rugby whenever they can. Always packs a belting atmosphere for international games.
Melbourne Arms

Melbourne Arms

#BigGamesMatter  #WideDrinkSelection  #Rural 
Traditional pub in the suburbs of Northampton, with a wide range of drinks on offer. The locals in the area are massive rugby fans, so there's always a cracking atmosphere at the Melbourne Arms when the big games are on. There's a fantastic beer garden out the back, too, for the sunny days.
O'Neills

O'Neills

#MajorEvents  #SportsBar  #BigGamesMatter 
A firm favourite with sports fans in Birmingham. Expect excellent service, great value for money, dozens of screens and a belting atmosphere during the Six Nations.
Fellows Morton & Clayton

Fellows Morton & Clayton

#CaskAle  #Student  #BigGamesMatter 
Set right on the canal, Fellows Morton & Clayton is a pretty picturesque place to sit back and watch the rugby. They've got loads of TVs so you can catch every minute of the action, and serve delicious food for you to enjoy.
The Orange Tree Inn

The Orange Tree Inn

#CaskAle  #RelaxedAtmosphere  #Football 
Fantastic, traditional pub in Altrincham to watch the rugby at. Loads of TVs, a pool table and a dartboard to combat that half-time boredom. Loads of beers available and a cracking atmosphere too.
Seven Oaks

Seven Oaks

#RelaxedAtmosphere  #InternationalSport  #Traditional 
Located in the heart of Manchester, Seven Oaks has got you sorted if you're looking to watch the rugby. A projector screen, 4K screen and the ability to show a bunch of games at once means you can watch every scrum, ruck and tackle.
The Directors Box

The Directors Box

#Modern  #SportsBar  #BigGamesMatter 
Looking for amazing food, a range of drinks (including craft beers) and loads of screens to watch the rugby on? Get down to The Directors Box. They've got all of the above, including a fantastic atmosphere, especially for the big games.
Shakespeare

Shakespeare

#WideDrinkSelection  #ClassicPubFood  #MajorEvents 
Located slap bang in the heart of Manchester city centre, this amazing old building rumoured to date back to 1770s is a firm favourite. Wood panelled on the inside, they boast 6 screens over two floors and it's always packed for big international clashes.
West End House

West End House

#Traditional  #MajorEvents  #Football 
This traditional pubs has 150 years worth of history and boy can you feel it when you're there. They have a number of bog screens for the rugger, as well as real ale, cider and some great grub.
Original Oak

Original Oak

#SportsBar  #MajorEvents  #BigGamesMatter 
No matter what you're after the Original Oak has it - sports, live comedy and great student offers. The finest sports pub on the Otley Road, the Oak's always packed for big rugby games. And whilst you might not want watch the Six Nations outside, the Oak's massive outdoor screen marks the beer garden out as the very best in Leeds come summer.
Duke of Wellington

Duke of Wellington

#RelaxedAtmosphere  #WideDrinkSelection  #Traditional 
Newcastle's city centre's finest real ale pub, the Duke is a cracking place to find yourself whenever England or the Falcons are on the box.
O'Neills

O'Neills

#BigGamesMatter  #MajorEvents  #HighStreet 
A major player in Glasgow's sports bar scene, O'Niell's is one of those glorious places that'll feed and water you from dawn till dusk. There are few better places to catch international rugby on a big screen in Scotland.
Horseshoe Bar

Horseshoe Bar

#Football  #MajorEvents  #BigGamesMatter 
Awesome sports pub in Glasgow that gives you plenty of bang for your buck. A firm favourite with locals.
Belushis Edinburgh

Belushis Edinburgh

#InternationalSport  #BigGamesMatter  #Student